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Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 19th July 2012

Permaculture: Mark, tell our readers who you are, what have you done before and how did you hear about the extraordinary story of Yacouba Sawadogo?

I am an independent filmmaker based in England. For over 20 years I worked as a staff cameraman for the BBC working on documentaries in the UK and abroad.

In 2007 I visited a friend, Ashley Norton, who was living in the north of Burkina Faso. He suggested that we visit 'an interesting farmer' who lived in a village nearby.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 11th July 2012

National Lottery funding has recently been awarded to the Brighton Permaculture Trust for its fruit work.

The funding will enable the Trust to plant more orchards for schools and communites across the Brighton and Hove area and also across East & West Sussex.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Friday, 15th June 2012

A rare chance to catch Geoff Lawton, Managing Director of the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) of Australia on a short visit to Britain in July. The event is being run in association with the Permaculture Association (Britain).

 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 30th May 2012

The two-day fundraising Weekend in the Woods takes place on 23rd and 24th June 2012 in aid of a new outdoor classroom and community building at Harting Primary School in South Harting, near Petersfield.

At the heart of the event will be the opportunity to view a stunning round timber-frame eco-woodland house in Elsted – home to local charcoal producer Chris Wall-Palmer and his family, wife Lucy and four children. 

 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 22nd May 2012

The UK energy industry needs a massive amount of investment, over £110 billion over the next decade in order to provide an uninterrupted supply to customers, and all of the usual suspects are lining-up to press for their slices of the cake. There is alooming gap in UK supply lines. Both coal and nuclear power stations are approaching the end of their lives; the nuclear option is unacceptable to many and divides ministers, whilst North Sea gas supplies are limited.

 

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